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are you prepared?

September 19th, 2012

As printed in Whole Foods Magazine

2 million, 5 million, 10 million?  It really doesn’t matter. The numbers will be much higher than what was predicted or expected.  What am I talking about?  The iPhone 5 of course.  Did you stay up until the wee hours of the morning to pre-order yours?  I hate to admit it, but I did and I am going to receive mine on Friday unlike (apparently millions now) who will not see their pre-order until October.

So what’s the big deal and why should I care about another gadget that makes the headlines.  It’s not just about the gadget. Yes, I could sit here and write about all the new features of the phone and how I am going to love the bigger screen and simply the upgrade from my iPhone 4.  But this is bigger news than what you see or read about.  It’s about the » Read more: are you prepared?

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how to live before you die

January 19th, 2010

At his Stanford University commencement speech, Steve Jobs, CEO and co-founder of Apple and Pixar, urges us to pursue our dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks – including death itself.  I urge you to listen to this speech given several years ago. You may have already seen it and all I can say is, it is worth watching again. How apropos for the beginning of 2010.

I invite you to look at what you want to accomplish this year. What are your goals? What are your aspirations? What motivates you?  What drives you?   We all face changes and this year is the year of shifting how we think and do things.  What once worked in business will no longer be enough.  We must take the initiative and lead with new innovative ideas.

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